Watch the Heavy Downstrokes online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Acoustic Guitar 8: Advanced Techniques
Heavy Downstrokes - Sonic Quality: 6 is a video guitar lesson presented by Massimo Varini and is sourced from Pop Guitar Survival Guide.
The title says it all! Examine how to play songs that are particularly on the rock side of pop and requiring to play in eighths with a lot of energy. Playing all the strumming down trying to combine dynamics, sound, groove and then communicate energy.